Overview of 2006 Hancock County John Doe
The decedent was discovered in a home on Mississippi 604 by people looking to purchase the house. He is believed to be a transient. According to investigators, he had been dead nearly 48 hours before his body was found. He had suffered a fatal head injury from an accidental fall. He had no identification on him. All fingerprints on the decedent's right hand had been rubbed away, and police were able to lift parts of just two prints from his left hand. The prints were sent to the FBI. It is believed his prints were worn off from a long history of rough work, such as brick masonry. Autopsy results show he likely had recent neck surgery.
Estimated Date of Death: 2 days prior State of Remains: Recognizable face Cause of Death: Accidental head injury
Dentals: Available Fingerprints: Available; two prints from left hand sent to FBI DNA: Unknown
Clothing: Shabbily-clad Jewelry: Unknown Additional Personal Items: Unknown
The Doe Network Case Number: 2571UMMS